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Two PhD Scholarships on Soviet War Crimes trials policy and Soviet perceptions of International Justice

Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context” at Heidelberg University

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Publié le mardi 08 janvier 2013 par Loïc Le Pape

Résumé

The Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context” at Heidelberg University invites applications for 2 PhD scholarships (3 years) on Sino-Soviet War Crimes Trials Policy (1944-1949) within the Junior Research Group (JRG) “Transcultural Justice: Legal Flows and the Emergence of International Justice within the East Asian War Crimes Trials, 1946-1954”. The JRG examines the interaction between War Crimes trials policy in Europe and Asia after 1945, and focuses on institutions and legal staff as agents of concepts and norms which later became codified as UN standard.

Annonce

Presentation

The Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context” at Heidelberg University invites applications for 2 PhD scholarships (3 years) on Sino-Soviet War Crimes Trials Policy (1944-1949) within the Junior Research Group (JRG) “Transcultural Justice: Legal Flows and the Emergence of International Justice within the East Asian War Crimes Trials, 1946-1954”. The JRG examines the interaction between War Crimes trials policy in Europe and Asia after 1945, and focuses on institutions and legal staff as agents of concepts and norms which later became codified as UN standard.

For more information concerning the JRG “Transcultural Justice”:  http://www.asia-europe.uni-heidelberg.de/fileadmin/Documents/Job_Announcements/JRG_Transcultural_Justice_project_description.pdf

The successful applicants will be expected to complete a Ph.D. dissertation on either the Soviet War Crimes trials policy and Soviet perceptions of International Justice, focusing on the trial at Khabarovsk (1949) and on Law scholar Aron Trainin in particular, or on Chinese War Crimes Trials Policy and notions of International Justice from Chinese Perspective, focusing on Chinese governments interactions with the United Nations War Crimes Sub-Commission at Chongking (1944-1947), chaired by Justice Wang Chong Hui (王寵惠).

The scholarship will start on 1 April 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter, and is awarded for 3 years. The scholarship includes a stipend of EUR 1.200 per month and access to travel funds.

Deadline for application’s submission: February, 1st 2013

Criteria of qualification

Applicants must hold a Master’s degree in one of the following disciplines (History , Law, Chinese Studies , Russian History , History of Medicine , History of Law or Cultural Studies), as well as language skills in at least one to the project relevant language (Chinese , Russian). Applicants must be able to communicate effectively in written and spoken English, as the Cluster’s working language is English.

Application procedure

Complete applications must include the following:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A short proposal of the planned PhD project (not more than three pages)
  • One letter of recommendation by a university scholar
  • Academic transcripts

Heidelberg University is an equal opportunity/affirmative-action employer. In case of equality of qualification and suitability of applicants, the applications made by female researchers will be given preferential consideration. We also encourage applications from disabled persons.

Complete applications are to be submitted electronically by February 1, 2013, to the following address: lingen@asia-europe.uni-heidelberg.de 

Lieux

  • Heidelberg, Allemagne

Dates

  • vendredi 01 février 2013

Contacts

  • Kerstin Von Lingen
    courriel : lingen [at] asia-europe [dot] uni-heidelberg [dot] de

Source de l'information

  • Kerstin Von Lingen
    courriel : lingen [at] asia-europe [dot] uni-heidelberg [dot] de

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« Two PhD Scholarships on Soviet War Crimes trials policy and Soviet perceptions of International Justice », Bourse, prix et emploi, Calenda, Publié le mardi 08 janvier 2013, http://calenda.org/234094